Apple: sweet position

Company has met insatiable appetite from China but market will get tougher

John Thain, CIT Group chief executive

Bank M&A: Strategically Important

Deal shows CIT aim to spread costs of Sifi compliance over larger company

Credit Suisse: cutting edges

More cuts may be required at the Swiss bank

Saudi Arabia: get riyal

Tadawul reaches same level of market capitalisation as the Micex

WH Group: third little piggy

Third time should be a charm for Sino-US pork producer

Shale gas drilling plant in Canada, owned by Apache Corp. Picture from World Bulletin website.

Apache Corp: acres and dollars

Activists want the energy explorer to give up some territory

Tesco: Clarke, not Superman

Philip Clarke’s replacement has never run a food retailer

Netflix: growing up

No longer a “story” stock, Netflix has profits, not just member or revenue growth

EMC / VMware: theory of relativity

Since the financial crisis, budgets have not fully recovered

Platinum mining: sunk costs

Anglo is finally selling high-cost South African mines